A hand-woven blanket made of wool. A red and white checkered pattern with lines in the squares. On the two ends there is a crocheted colored circles with red in between the colored circles and on the outside with a black outline. A few inches into the end of the blanket there is a white section with purple, pink, blue, and red flowers with different shades of green and yellow leaves. There are pins in the blanket.
Hand-made by the great great grandmother of the donor in Greece. Made using local wool and a loom.
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Blanket, 1860 – 1870, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8898. Accessed 03/26/23.